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New Horizons Haflingers offers exceptional world-class Haflinger sport horses for sale that are tall, modern and athletic. Horses owned and bred by us are shown in major breed shows and open USDF/USEF rated shows throughout the Midwest and East coast, winning on-the-line in dressage sport horse breeding classes and under saddle in dressage, eventing, hunters and jumpers, against Warmbloods and many other breeds! As the 2011 USEF Leading Breeder of Haflinger Dressage Sport Horses, and the Reserve 2012 USEF Leading Breeder of Haflinger Dressage Horses, we consistently produce sport horse type Haflingers of the highest quality. We may not be one of the biggest farms, but our record reflects that we are one of the best! Our focus on quality versus quantity ensures that horses get the utmost attention and care. Our small, select group of mares were chosen from the best Austrian, German and Dutch bloodlines available, and we keep some of their exceptional offspring as future breeding and performance prospects.
New Horizons Haflingers have the temperament, rideability and personality that adult amateurs and young riders appreciate, and the talent, athleticism, and correct, pure gaits that professionals desire. Our philosophy is based on the belief that horses need to be extremely trainable, rideable, and willing to work, in addition to having eye appeal, excellent conformation, and correct movement. Our broodmares stand 14.2 3/4H-15.1H and are by GOLD, SILVER, ELITE, SUPREME, STAR, and/or NATIONAL CHAMPION stallions. All of our mares that have been inspected are SILVER and GOLD classified and proven performers, and several of them have won NATIONAL CHAMPION titles through AHR, AWS, and USDF national shows, inspections, and year-end awards programs. In 2011 our premier broodmare and foundation mare, R Noble Rose APF, became the second mare in North American history to achieve ELITE status, based on the results of three out of her first four offspring that had been inspected and classified! "Rosie" has proven herself to be one of the top producing broodmares in North America, consistently producing performance and halter champions at breed shows, and Champions and Reserve Champions at USDF rated shows--open and IBC--including a Dressage at Devon Grand Champion IBC! Ricola DTA is an American Warmblood Society National Inspection Champion, and GOLD classified Poetry in Motion VHH is an AHR National Grand Champion and Best of Show!
Our SILVER classified Austrian imported stallion, Stellar TVR, stands 14.3H and has a pedigree full of GOLD-rated horses, ELITE bloodlines, and World and European Champions. With his excellent conformation, powerful movement, and wonderful temperament, Stellar has already made his mark in the Haflinger and sporthorse world! In 2013 made history by being the first Haflinger to attend the North American Stallion Testing! With an overall score of 7.98, he was awarded his lifetime license (Stud Book I) for both Weser Ems and RPSI. Stellar is also the first Haflinger stallion to be approved for breeding through the American Warmblood Society, and has received two out of five stars in their Five Star Recognition Program (/*/ /*/ / /). In 2011 Stellar was named USDF National Champion Haflinger, with the highest median score in both open and IBC classes of all Haflingers in the country! He has also won Grand Champion and Reserve Champion at USDF rated shows in both IBC and open classes in Zone 1. Stellar was the highest scoring stallion on the 2011 AHR U.S. inspection tour, with a score of 77, including 9 on head and 8s on type, overall movement, hindquarter, midsection and front legs.
Most of our horses are also registered with the American Warmblood Society (AWS) and/or the Weser-Ems Breeder's Society or RPSI, and have lifetime registration with the United States Dressage Federation (USDF) and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). Several of performance age and actively competing are also registered with the Performance Horse Registry (PHR).
New Horizons Haflingers/Lilac Farms LLC is located 30 minutes Northeast of Michigan State University in Laingsburg, Michigan. Please feel free to contact owner Mary Procopio via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (h) 517 651 2011 or (c) 517 410 8000.
Breeding modern, athletic Haflingers for sport and pleasure! Outstanding performance and breeding prospects for sale with outstanding trainability, rideability, exemplary work ethics, and a desire to please! We would be happy to assist you with your breeding and performance goals!
We are proud to be founding members of The Haflinger Owners' Promotional Enterprise (H.O.P.E.). As supporters of HOPE, New Horizons Haflingers continues to abide by the HOPE Code of Ethics and upholds the highest standards of professionalism and care for both our horses and our clients. We are also members of the American Haflinger Registry (AHR), Weser-Ems (Pferdestammbuches Weser-Ems e.V.) Breeder's Society, RPSI (the North American division of the Pferdezuchtverband Rheinland-Pfalz-Saar), American Warmblood Society (AWS), North American Sport Pony Registry (NASPR), United States Dressage Federation (USDF), and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF).
Photos, from top: Our USDF DSHB National Champion, Silver Classified Austrian imported stallion, Stellar TVR, making history at the North American Pony Stallion Testing in 2013, Reserve Champion with an overall score of 7.98; Stellar in 2013 at Dressage at Devon; Reahna of Lilac Farms, bred by us and owned by Dreamfield Manor Farm, showing off her fantastic extended trot with Chelsea Deephouse at Buck's County Horse Park in PA in 2013 (photo credit: Jennie Deephouse); AHR GOLD classified Rosina of New Horizons (Zeena), bred by us and owned by Dreamfield Manor Farm, under saddle at the 2013 AHR National Show where she won first place in all of her dressage classes; Radiance of New Horizons (aka "Chela"), full sister to Rosina, Reahna, Arturo and Romantique, floating across the paddock as a two-year-old in May 2013; Antonio Rose of Lilac Farms (Rosie's first foal!) and owner Kate Bergey showing their winning form over the jumps at the 2012 New York Gold Haflinger Classic; Our second generation of breeding, A photo of Rosina of New Horizons at her 2011 AHR inspection as a three-year-old where she achieved GOLD status; Reahna and Chelsea in 2013 winning second place in Elementary II their first time out this season at the BCHP Horse Trials (photo credit: Jennie Deephouse); Stellar's first foal, Ressonance of New Horizons in summer 2013 as a yearling; Silver classified Romantique of Lilac Farms as a four-year-old in her first year under saddle showing at the 2009 New York Gold Haflinger Classic (Lindsay Brown Photography); Stilletto of New Horizons, Stellar's first colt, pictured as a yearling showing off the outstanding movement he inherited from his sire; 2006 AHR National Grand Champion and Best of Show GOLD classified Poetry in Motion VHH, bred by Al and Brandy Wagner.